I will try American Classic and Orinoco Flow for
you and send you the seeds if it works....they
both should be blooming at the same time.
Orinoco Flow is always tall bearded height in my
garden and the stalk height doesn't seem to be
affected as much by the cold as some other
irises. This particular stalk of Orinoco Flow
measures 36 inches....the flowering Copatonic
behind it is 39 inches.
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Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2004 7:57
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: BB: Orinoco
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"[photo] Orinoco Flow (Bartlett ' 89) "heavy purple plic stitches on
white ground; blue beard" --Sandra
I'm glad you posted this lovely
photo, Sandra. This DM winner from
England has been one of my
favorites and has performed extraorinarily
I have noted registrations from it in TB height range.
intending to cross it with 'Charleston' or 'American Classic,'
not yet gotten pods from the few attempts. With the classy
and vivid contrast of 'Orinoco Flow' I would expect some good
I also like the name--the song, recorded I believe by
Enya, was one I
found fascinating. The "baptismal" images in the
video were likely
unintentional, but vivid none the less. I'd love
to have used the
song/video combination in a Confirmation class had I had
to teach one.
Neil Mogensen z 7 western NC
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